Tag: <span>Mood Fabrics</span>

Halloween 2021

I had big plans for my Halloween sewing but when it came to crunch time I simplified everything and had a wonderfully relaxed day! My daughter Amelie went as a Vampire Princess and my son Nigel went as Tobi from Naruto. Both costumes were store bought which I’m totally okay with this year. My son’s costume was a repeat from last year when there was no trick or …

Vintage Butterick Robe 5152

I’m swanning around the house during Stay at Home orders in style! This kitschy print isn’t my usual style but it’s perfect for some vintage pajamas. I’ve had this 1948 re-issue pattern in my stash for years but it requires so much yardage (just under 4 yds.) that I never made it until now. What better time to make a house-gown then when you’re stuck at home! This …

Colorblocked Crepe Koos Van Den Akker Kimono Jacket V1493

So excited for tonight….my husband and I are going to see Coldplay!!!  So of course I had to make something new to wear! Here’s my color-blocked crepe Koos Van Den Akker Jacket, Vogue V1493. I bought the tickets ages ago for Vic’s Christmas present. The hotel we’re staying at is walking distance to the venue (Hard Rock-Miami Gardens) so we don’t have to worry about the hassle of …

Liberty Granville Shirt

I’m starting off my sewing year with a bang!  Here’s Sewaholic’s Granville Shirt in the most divine silk Liberty print.  This shirt looks and feels like a dream.  And lucky me,  I can get away with wearing this year round here in Florida. The Naples Botanical Gardens made a perfect backdrop for the floral.   I wore this Sunday for a family outing to see the Lego sculptures in the …

Holiday Sewing Plans

Time is just flying by and it’s already time for me to start sewing up a storm for the holidays.  I have a lot of sewing lined up for the next month, we’ll see how much actually gets done before Christmas. First up are two version’s of Tilly and the Buttons Francoise dress.  I wasn’t planning on trying out this pattern until I saw Handmade Jane’s version and …

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